Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The New Immigrant Experience, composed by 2018 Guggenheim Fellow and UMass music professor Felipe Salles, will be released on March 20, 2020 on Tapestry Records. The two-CD/DVD set, featuring the 18-piece Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble, is a powerful new multimedia work inspired by the lives of “Dreamers,” the almost 700,000 individuals currently protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Matt Naeger, a senior trumpet major, was chosen to perform with this year’s Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra (MACJO) in Rockville, MD. Seniors Jacob Kaplan, saxophone; Ben Powell; guitar, as well as freshman Coleman Hovey, piano (alternates), also performed on selected pieces at this prestigious event.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
“DownBeat” magazine, the top publication for “jazz, blues, and beyond,” has included a recent recording, “The Lullaby Project and Other Works for Large Ensemble,” by UMass associate professor of music Felipe Salles on their list of 100 top-rated albums for 2019.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Eric Berlin, professor of trumpet in the Department of Music and Dance, has had a book of photography published, featuring 80 of his pictures that capture behind-the-scenes work at the Albany Symphony Orchestra.
Monday, October 28, 2019
On November 7-9, UMass Dance presents a dance performance titled Metamorphose: Dance Inspired by the Artwork of Leonardo Drew. Performances will take place all three evenings at 7:30 PM in Totman Performance Lab.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The American Musicological Society has selected Charles Hsueh as a recipient of the Eileen Southern Travel Fund, which enables him to attend the national meeting of the AMS from Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2019 in Boston.